Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 14 / Trend A.Huseynbala /
Azerbaijan's First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva became the winner of the survey "The most active MP of the year, making legislative initiatives".
Mrs. Aliyeva was awarded the title for legislative initiatives in the parliament in 2009 based on the survey conducted among journalists accredited in the Azerbaijani parliament.
In 2009, prior to Novruz holiday the parliament was submitted a draft bill on the amnesty act initiated by Mrs. Aliyeva. This act, approved by Parliament, covered about 9,000 prisoners.
"The survey was conducted in the nomination of " The most active MP of the year "," Active MP of the year, who protects the voters' rights "," Active MP, representing Azerbaijan in international organizations", " The most active MP of the year, making legislative initiatives" and " The passive MP of the year",
Parliamentary Journalists Association Head Elshad Eyvazli said at today's event.
According to him, the survey named active MPs the Deputy Speaker
Bahar Muradova, deputy executive secretary of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) Siyavush Novruzov, member of the YAP Political Council Aydin Mirzazade, Gudrat Hasanguliyev, Fazil Mustafa, Panah Husein, Vahid Ahmedov, Zahid Oruj, Ali Masimli and Azay Guliyev. Ganira Pashayeva, Jamil Hasanli, Sabir Rustamhanli, Arzu Samadbeyli, Ikram Israfil, I ntizam Akberli, Fuad Muradov, Gular Ahmedova, Nazim Mammadov and Elmira Ahundova were active MPs in the voter's rights field.
Regarding the most active MPs representing
Azerbaijan in international organizations, the interviewed journalists highlighted First Deputy Speaker Ziyafat Asgarov, Gultekin Hajibeyli, Nizami Jafarov and Asif Hajiyev.
"The journalist is an honorable profession, and I am proud of the fact that earlier I worked as a journalist. I am therefore very pleased to get this title today in a survey of journalists," MP Ganira Pashayeva said at the event.
According to her, journalists, as well as MPs play an important role in the information war being waged against Azerbaijan by
The MP expressed the wish to hold next year's awards ceremony in Nagorno-Karabakh.
According to her, today one of the most serious problems of Azerbaijani journalists is the lack of housing. "We, the MPs, must not spare effort to solve this problem, but we should contact the appropriate authorities," she said.
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